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U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan

As of Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at least 2,145 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Uzbekistan as a result of the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to iCasualties.org.

Since the start of U.S. military operations in Afghanistan, 17,674 U.S. service members have been wounded as of Sept. 30, 2012, according to iCasualties.org.

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Latest identifications:


Army National Guard Sgt. Thomas J. Butler IV, 25, Wilmington, N.C., died Oct. 1, 2012 in Khost, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when an insurgent detonated a suicide vest while he was on dismounted patrol. He was assigned to the 514th Military Police Company, 60th Troop Command, North Carolina Army National Guard, Winterville, N.C.


Army National Guard Sgt. Jeremy F. Hardison, 23, Maysville, N.C., died Oct. 1, 2012 in Khost, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when an insurgent detonated a suicide vest while he was on dismounted patrol. He was assigned to the 514th Military Police Company, 60th Troop Command, North Carolina Army National Guard, Winterville, N.C.


Army National Guard Sgt. Donna R. Johnson, 29, Raeford, N.C., died Oct. 1, 2012 in Khost, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when an insurgent detonated a suicide vest while she was on dismounted patrol. She was assigned to the 514th Military Police Company, 60th Troop Command, North Carolina Army National Guard, Winterville, N.C.


Army Green Beret Sgt. 1st Class Aaron A. Henderson, 33, Houlton, Maine, died Oct. 2, 2012 at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit on Sept. 30 with an improvised explosive device in Zombalay Village, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Ky.


Marine Corps Sgt. Camella M. Steedley, 31, San Diego, Calif., died Oct. 3, 2012 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. She was assigned to Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.


Army Green Beret Staff Sgt. Justin C. Marquez, 25, Aberdeen, N.C., died Oct. 6, 2012 in Chak district, Wardak Province, Afghanistan, of gunshot wounds suffered while on dismounted patrol. He was assigned to the 1st Special Forces Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.


Army Green Beret Warrant Officer Joseph L. Schiro, 27, Coral Springs, Fla., died Oct. 6, 2012 in Chak district, Wardak Province, Afghanistan, of gunshot wounds suffered while on dismounted patrol. He was assigned to the 1st Special Forces Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.


Navy Cmdr. Joel Del Mundo Tiu, 49, Manila, Philippines died Oct. 12 2012 as a result of noncombat-related injuries. He was assigned to Logistics Forces, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, Manama, Bahrain.


Army Sgt. Thomas R. Macpherson, 26, Long Beach, Calif., died Oct. 12, 2012 in Andar District, Afghanistan, from small-arms fire while on patrol during combat operations. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.


Army Sgt. Robert J. Billings, 30, Clarksville, Va., died Oct. 13, 2012 in Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.


Army Spc. Brittany B. Gordon, 24, St. Petersburg, Fla., died Oct. 13, 2012 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked her unit with an improvised explosive device. She was assigned to the 572 Military Intelligence Company, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.


Army Sgt. 1st Class Ryan J. Savard, 29, Sierra Vista, Ariz., died Oct. 13, 2012 in Khanabad District, Afghanistan, from small-arms fire while on patrol during combat operations. He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N. C.


Army Pfc. Shane G. Wilson, 20, Kuna, Idaho, died Oct. 18, 2012 in Khost, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.


Army Green Beret Chief Warrant Officer 2 Michael S. Duskin, 42, Orange Park, Fla., died Oct. 23, 2012 in Chak District, Wardak Province, Afghanistan, from small-arms fire while on dismounted patrol during combat operations. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.


Army Staff Sgt. Kashif M. Mermon, 31, Houston, Texas, died Oct. 25, 2012 of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked by small-arms fire in Khas Uruzgan, Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 96th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne), 95th Civil Affairs Brigade (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.


Army Sgt. Clinton K. Ruiz, 22, Murrieta, Calif., died Oct. 25, 2012 of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked by small-arms fire in Khas Uruzgan, Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 9th Military Information Support Battalion (Airborne), 8th Military Information Support Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.


Marine Corps Cpl. Alex F. Domion, 21, Richfield Springs, N.Y., died Oct. 31, 2012 as a result of a noncombat-related incident in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.


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